December 2023 

Wishing you a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year! May all the joys of this happy season be yours this holiday. Thank you for yet another great year as part of the Auto Value & Bumper to Bumper family. Cheers to a New Year filled with joy, laughter, good health, and peace!

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AftermarketNews 2023 Distribution Year in Review – Technician of the Year Top Story!

The Technician of the Year Program made the top 10 distribution news in 2023. Congratulations to all our technician finalists, previous champions and Harrison Keyes, our 2023 champion for being featured on AftermarketNews. We are so excited to host the 2024 Technician of the Year program with support from DRiV and Garage Gurus. If you or a technician in your shop is interested in participating, please contact your local parts supplier for more details.

2024 Scholarships Are Open

Do you have employees or children furthering their education in the automotive aftermarket? Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper are once again sponsoring a handful of students for 2024. Scholarship applications are open now until March 31,2024. Apply HERE


Contact with any questions!

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Autoflow Launches Its New Email Builder to Boost Business and Prompt Customer Engagement

Autoflow introduces a new email builder as part of its CRM Marketing Module, offering a user-friendly, integrated drag-and-drop solution for creating and sending service and appointment reminders, as well as email campaigns. The tool aims to simplify the email design process, providing creative freedom and leveraging AI for optimized content and increased engagement.

As a Certified Service Center Member, you have access and are invited to join The Group Training Academy online platform. Working with our manufacturing partners and industry-leading training providers, you and your technicians can take advantage of the many training opportunities available. If you would like more info or access to the platform, please contact your parts supplier or

For a walk-through of The Group Training Academy, call 800-718-7246 ext. 259. 

Register for Expert, Hands-on Training at the 2024 AVI Conference Brought to you by The Group Training Academy

Standard Motor Products Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

SMP was recently recognized for their efforts in significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting their carbon footprint over the past several years. Read more here.

Get Part Smart with MPA: Live Lunch & Learn Webinar Training January 18th - Flushing and Bleeding the Brake System

Join MPA on January 18th at 12pm CT/1PM EDT for an exclusive online workshop presented by Ted Wires, an ASE-certified expert in the field. This session, part of the Part Smart Brake Training Series, will be conducted online via GoToMeeting, offering you the convenience of learning from anywhere.

Register Here

Dorman Air Door Actuators

Get more coverage with the help of Dorman’s smart consolidations. By analyzing and testing dozens of OEM actuators, we were able to squeeze coverage for nearly 10 million vehicles into only four part numbers without any loss in fit or function

More Information Here

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Update in EV News: Michigan launches limited wireless-charging road


One of the vehicle's brake lights is inoperative. All other lights are functioning normally. Which of the following should be checked first?

A) The battery

B) The brake switch

C) The bulb

D) The circuit's fuse

View the answer. View explanation

10 Reasons Why The REPAIR Act is Critical

This blog highlights the importance of the right to repair vehicles, emphasizing its crucial role in sustaining the economy, especially in rural areas. It mentions the risks to essential workers' livelihoods and the environment, advocating for the passage of the REPAIR Act and fair legislation to ensure access to repair services for all drivers.